Featured Events

  • Pills to Dope, A Slippery Slope: What You Need to Know about Our Heroin Epidemic

    October 30, 2014 / Akron, Ohio/ CEUs / RCHs / Free / Join our Center at "Pills to Dope, A Slippery Slope: What You Need to Know about Our Heroin Epidemic!" This event explores  the impact of prescription drug use; best practices in recognizing and responding to abuse of opiates; community resources and support for patients and family members; and Ohio's innovative programs. / Organized by the County of Summit Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services Board and sponsored by the Summit County Opiate Task Force. / Christina M. Delos Reyes, MD, of our Center presents "Facing the Opiate Epidemic: How We Got Here and What We Need to Do Next."

    10/30/2014 - 10/30/2014

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Featured Resources

  • ACT Getting-Started Guide

    $0 / Free PDF / This 20-page booklet helps organizations prepare to implement Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), the evidence-based practice. This planning document is organized in 7 sections that include frequently asked questions about ACT, answers, recommended reading, and next steps for your organization. ACT improves outcomes for people with severe mental illness who are most at-risk of homelessness, psychiatric hospitalization, and institutional recidivism.

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Featured Stories

  • Promote Health-Behavior Change among People with Severe Mental Illness

    OhioMHAS LogoLearn to support health-behavior change among people with severe mental illness and addiction in your community with stages of change, motivational interviewing, and tobacco interventions. Our Center is adding new dates to its "Breath of Fresh Air" training series and "Tobacco Tuesday" conference calls as part of Ohio's initiative to promote integrated primary and behavioral healthcare. The initiative is supported by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS).

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